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Rupee Gains For Second Straight Session, Settles At 74.46/USD

Rupee Gains For Second Straight Session, Settles At 74.46/USD

The rupee opened at 74.46, and hit an intra-day high of 74.33 and a low of 74.53. It finally finished at 74.46, higher by 15 paise over its last close

22 July 2021
In Communist Kerala, Faith Takes Upper Hand In Corona Times

In Communist Kerala, Faith Takes Upper Hand In Corona Times

Puri stopped the Juggernaut, Yogi’s UP stopped the kanwarias, Maharashtra’s Vitthal pilgrims halted…Kerala too bows to the SC. But traders miffed at...

02 August 2021

Eid al-Adha: Delhiites Celebrate Inside Homes Amid Pandemic

The day lacked usual hustle bustle and festivity as major mosques such as Jama Masjid and Fatehpuri Masjid in old Delhi were closed for the visitors. Police...

Eid-Al-Adha: Celebrations Across India In Shadow Of Pandemic

Eid-Al-Adha: Celebrations Across India In Shadow Of Pandemic

In view of the deadly second wave from earlier in the year as well as warnings of an imminent third wave, several states have laid out fresh rules and...

21 July 2021

Bakrid Row: Supreme Court Raps Kerala Govt On Allowing Relaxations

The SC rapped Kerala for bowing down to traders’ pressure by granting relaxations ahead of Bakrid, adding that it showed the “sorry state of affairs”.

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20 July 2021
Afghan Crisis: Three Rockets Hit Near Presidential Palace Ahead Of Ghani Address

Afghan Crisis: Three Rockets Hit Near Presidential Palace Ahead Of Ghani Address

There were no injuries recorded and the rockets landed outside the heavily fortified palace grounds


20 July 2021
Bakrid Row: CPI(M) Says No Going Back On Relaxations In Kerala; Rift In IMA

Bakrid Row: CPI(M) Says No Going Back On Relaxations In Kerala; Rift In IMA

Kerala chapter of the Indian Medical Association (IMA) differed from the central body in moving SC on Bakrid relaxations and comparing it with UP’s Kanwar...


19 July 2021
SC Asks Kerala Govt To Respond On Petition Against Bakrid Relaxations

SC Asks Kerala Govt To Respond On Petition Against Bakrid Relaxations

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on July 17 had announced the relaxations in Covid restrictions in view of the upcoming Bakrid festival.


19 July 2021
IMA Asks Kerala Govt To Withdraw Bakrid Relaxations, Says Will Move SC

IMA Asks Kerala Govt To Withdraw Bakrid Relaxations, Says Will Move SC

The apex doctors' organisation said it would move the Supreme Court if the Kerala government does not enforce Covid-appropriate behaviour.


16 July 2021
J&K Govt Bans Slaughter Of Bovine Animals On Eid, Religious Bodies Say Order Unacceptable

J&K Govt Bans Slaughter Of Bovine Animals On Eid, Religious Bodies Say Order Unacceptable

The Director Planning, J&K Animal, Sheep Husbandry has issued a letter to commissioners asking to take stringent action against the offenders violating animal...


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01 August 2020
No Masks, No Social Distancing For Pakistan Cricketers As They Celebrate Eid-ul-Adha In England - See Pics

No Masks, No Social Distancing For Pakistan Cricketers As They Celebrate Eid-ul-Adha In England - See Pics

Pictures of Pakistan cricket team celebrating Eid al-Adha prompted fans to ask, where are the masks. Read fan reactions


01 August 2020
Eid al-Adha 2020 In Pictures

Eid al-Adha 2020 In Pictures

Eid al-Adha, or the Feast of the Sacrifice, by sacrificing animals to commemorate the prophet Ibrahim's faith in being willing to sacrifice his son.


23 August 2019
Bakrid Diary

Bakrid Diary

In this week's diary, historian RV Smith writes about the Bakrid festivities- tracing it back the Mughal era.


13 August 2019
Kashmiri Students Reject State-Sponsorred Eid Festivities At Jamia Millia Islamia: Varsity

Kashmiri Students Reject State-Sponsorred Eid Festivities At Jamia Millia Islamia: Varsity

Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik had sanctioned Rs 1 lakh each to liaison officers to organise Eid festivities for students from the state who are...


12 August 2019
No Exchange Of Sweets Between India, Pakistan Troops Along International Border On Eid

No Exchange Of Sweets Between India, Pakistan Troops Along International Border On Eid

There has been fresh strain in ties between India and Pakistan after the government scrapped special status to Jammu and Kashmir, with Islamabad unilaterally...


12 August 2019
Eight Killed In Nigeria Jihadist Attacks: Millitary

Eight Killed In Nigeria Jihadist Attacks: Millitary

Three troops and three civilians died on Saturday when fighters from the IS-aligned Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) group attacked a base in Gubio,...


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12 August 2019
Punjab CM Amarinder Singh Hosts 125 Kashmiri Students For Lunch On Eid

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh Hosts 125 Kashmiri Students For Lunch On Eid

Assuring Kashmiri students of their safety in Punjab, the Chief Minister said, "We cannot replace your families. But I hope you consider us as your family too."


12 August 2019
Eid al-Adha Prayers Peaceful In Kashmir: Police

Eid al-Adha Prayers Peaceful In Kashmir: Police

Jammu and Kashmir police said Eid prayers concluded peacefully in various parts of the Valley.


12 August 2019
People Of Kashmir Have Been Kept 'Imprisoned' In Their Own Homes On Eid: Sitaram Yechury

People Of Kashmir Have Been Kept 'Imprisoned' In Their Own Homes On Eid: Sitaram Yechury

While greeting people on the occasion of Eid al-Adha, CPI(M) General Secretary Sitaram Yechury, who along with CPI general secretary had been denied entry into...


12 August 2019
No Special TV Shows As Pakistan Celebrates ‘Simple Eid’ To Express 'Solidarity' With Kashmiris

No Special TV Shows As Pakistan Celebrates ‘Simple Eid’ To Express 'Solidarity' With Kashmiris

A notification issued by the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority, reads, “In observance of solidarity with Kashmir, Eid ul Azha is being...


12 August 2019
Eid al-Adha 2019 In Pictures

Eid al-Adha 2019 In Pictures

People around the world celebrate Eid al-Adha, the Festival of Sacrifice by slaughtering sheep, goats, cows and camels to commemorate Prophet Abraham's...


12 August 2019
'Hope It Furthers The Spirit Of Peace': PM Modi Wishes Nation On Eid al-Adha

'Hope It Furthers The Spirit Of Peace': PM Modi Wishes Nation On Eid al-Adha

"My best wishes on the occasion of Eid al-Adha. I hope it furthers the spirit of peace and happiness in our society. Eid Mubarak!," PM Modi wrote on Twitter.



22 August 2018
'Farooq Abdullah Go Back': National Conference Leader Heckled During Eid Prayers

'Farooq Abdullah Go Back': National Conference Leader Heckled During Eid Prayers

The National Conference leader remained unfazed and continued with his prayers, saying the jeering and booing were by his "own people" who were misguided.



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